Rick In The News

Videos:
The PLS Reporter joined Rep. Rick Saccone (R-Allegheny) to talk about his bill, House Bill 39, which would limit the amount of gifts legislators can receive from lobbyists.

Rep. Rick Saccone discusses gift ban legislation
from The PLS Reporter on Vimeo
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Rep. Rick Saccone (R-Allegheny) recently sat down with The PLS Reporter to talk about so-called ghost teachers in Pennsylvania and his new bill, House Bill 167, and how that would limit the days teachers are allowed to be out of their offices.

Rep. Saccone makes "ghostbusting" a priority
from The PLS Reporter on Vimeo.

 
A local lawmaker is trying to stop "ghost" teachers who are getting paid while never showing up to the classroom. NBC10's investigative reporter Mitch Blacher has the details in part three of his report.


Protestors Call for Good Government


They were hired as teachers, but they rarely see the inside of the classroom and instead work full-time for their unions; KDKA's Andy Sheehan reports.


News Articles:
Lobbyist Gift-Giving at Issue in More States

Pennsylvania Senate Sends ‘Stolen Valor’ Bill to Governor

Under the bill, a person who economically benefits from lying about military service or decorations could be charged with a third-degree misdemeanor. Those convicted could face up to a year in prison and a fine of up to $2,000. 

Rep. Saccone joins Rob Mangino on NewsRadio KDKA to break down the importance of banning gifts for Pennsylvania public officials.

Protestors Call for Good Government.

Rep. Saccone joins Stoney Richards on KDKA Radio to tackle a variety of topics.

The state House has voted to give Pennsylvania law enforcement a permanent tool in the fight against child pornography and sexual predators.


Pa. panel Votes to Keep Tool for Tracking Child Sex Predators.

For Philly's Voter Fraud Reputation, More Poll Watchers May Be The Cure.